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ANDHRA UNIVERSITY

RESEARCH COMMON ENTRANCE TEST

AURCET-2010

NAAC ‘A’ grade


(CGPA 3.65 on 4 point scale)

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION BROCHURE

Prof. O.ANIEL KUMAR


DIRECTOR
DIRECTORATE OF ADMISSIONS
VIJAYANAGAR PALACE, ANDHRA UNIVERSITY
PEDA WALTAIR, L.B. COLONY (POST), VISAKHAPATNAM 530 017.
Ph. No. 0891-2573441 and 2706928
E-mail: dirdoa.au@gmail.com
www. andhrauniversity.info/doa/index.html
I. GENERAL:
1. Applications are invited from eligible candidates in prescribed proforma in duplicate for
admission into research programmes offered in campus colleges, P.G centers, and
recognized research centers in affiliated colleges and research organizations.
2. Research degrees will be awarded in accordance with the GUIDE LINES regarding
admission, course schedule, examination, research work, dissertation/thesis
presentation and adjudication, formulated (available on the University web site) by the
Board of Research Studies.
3. Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University will process admissions into Full-time /Part-
time M. Phil. and Full-time / Part-time / Extramural / Inter-disciplinary Ph.D. programmes
in the subject areas indicated in Annexure- I, for the year 2010 as per the guidelines
stipulated by the Board of Research Studies, Andhra University.
4. Candidates are advised to go through the Information Brochure carefully and apply for
admission under appropriate category of reservation by ticking in the relevant box in the
application form. Requests for inclusion or change of reservation category once claimed
will not be entertained under any circumstances. The applications will be processed as
per the information provided by the candidate at the time of submitting the application
and the admission will be subject to the validity of the information provided and vacancy
position in that category.
5. Candidates must have 55% marks (50% of marks in the case of SC & ST Candidates) or
equivalent CGPA in the qualifying P.G degree for admission into research programmes.
6. Candidates having PG degree in Science or Arts Courses and seeking admission into
Full Time M. Phil or Ph. D programmes must appear for the ENTRANCE TEST
(AURCET-2010) conducted by the Directorate of Admissions. However, candidates with
M. Phil or Professional post graduate degree in the respective subject or qualified in
UGC-CSIR NET, ICMR, are exempted from the test. Eligible In-Service Candidates
seeking admission into PART TIME programmes are also exempted from the test.
7. Eligibility criteria for various M. Phil./ Ph.D. programmes offered are given in Annexure-I.
8. Allowing a candidate for entrance test or counseling does not guarantee any right of
admission into the course of study.
9. Candidates admitted into research programme by furnishing false information are
liable for prosecution and cancellation of seats without any notice. The decision of
the University is final.
10. The university reserves the right to fill or not to fill the seats announced for any
course without assigning any reasons.
11. Candidates admitted into full-time M. Phil. / Ph.D. should not undertake any assignment /
employment or study any other course simultaneously.
12. Hostel accommodation is not guaranteed. It may be provided subject to availability of
rooms.
13. No Research Scholarships will be awarded by the University. However, eligible
candidates belonging to SC, ST, BC, Minority, EPP and PH categories may apply for
financial assistance to Social Welfare Departments, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
14. M.Phil / M.Tech. / LLM / M.Pharm, degrees obtained through distance mode will not be
considered for any purpose as equivalent to degrees obtained through regular study.

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15. The P.G. Degrees of all U.G.C. recognized Universities in India will be treated as
equivalent to P.G. Degrees of Andhra University. However, PG Degrees of other
Universities obtained through distance mode should have been recognized by DEC.
16. Candidates from outside the state of Andhra Pradesh seeking M.Phil. / Ph.D. (FT)
admissions will be considered only when the list of eligible candidates from with in the
state gets exhausted.
17. M.Phil and Ph.D admissions for candidates from foreign countries will be given as extra
seats in concurrence with the DRC of respective departments and in consultation with
International Student’s Advisor. A separate fee structure will be adopted for such
applicants.
18. Part Time M.Phil / Ph.D admissions will be given only to in-service candidates working in
colleges and institutions / organizations recognized by Andhra University, satisfying the
minimum required service and other prescribed conditions.
19. Money paid once towards registration fee / Late fee / Processing fee / Course fee will not
be refunded.
20. All disputes pertaining to AURCET-2010 shall fall within the courts jurisdiction of
Visakhapatnam only whether regular or consumer courts.
21. Candidates who have already appeared or appearing for the final semester or final year
examinations of the qualifying degree in April / May - 2010 can also apply for AURCET-
2010.
II. HOW TO APPLY:
1. Candidates are required to download the Application and Information brochure
from the website: www.andhrauniversity.info/doa
2. Candidates have to submit applications in DUPLICATE along with a D.D. for an
amount of Rs.500/- towards Registration fee drawn in favour of the Director,
Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University on any Nationalised bank payable at
Visakhapatnam.
3. Eligible candidates seeking admission must submit a Statement of Research
Interest (SRI) in about 500 words in the respective field of research along with the
application.
4. A candidate seeking admission in more than one programme (M. Phil / Ph. D) has to
submit separate applications in duplicate. Similarly a candidate seeking admission in
more than one department or center has to submit separate applications in duplicate
with corresponding Statement of Research Interest (SRI)
5. The name and subject of the applicant should be written on the reverse side of the
D.D.
6. Application forms completed in all respects should reach the Director, Directorate
of Admissions, Andhra University, Vijayanagar Palace, Pedawaltair,
Visakhapatnam-530017 by Registered Post or in person on or before 26-04-2010,
5.00 p.m.
III. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF FILLED-IN APPLICATIONS:
1. Applications received after 26-04-2010 will be treated as late applications and shall
be accepted only on payment of late fee of Rs. 1000/- in addition to the Registration
fee of Rs. 500/- through D.D. drawn in favor of the Director, Directorate of
Admissions only till 30-04-2010.

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2. Office of the Directorate of Admissions will not hold any responsibility for the non -
receipt of applications sent by post or courier or late receipt of applications due to
postal delay or for any reason whatsoever.
3. Applications received after 30-04-2010, as well as incomplete applications will be
summarily rejected.
IV. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Research Programmes for the award of M. Phil or Ph. D degrees can be pursued in the
Faculties of Arts, Law, Science, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences by candidates
possessing minimum qualifications prescribed under eligibility Criteria for admission into
various faculties as given in Annexure-1.
1. FULL-TIME M. PHIL / Ph. D:
(a). Post-graduate degree holders with at least 55% of marks (50% in the case of
SC/ST Candidates) or equivalent CGPA in the concerned subject as
prescribed in eligibility criteria can apply for full-time M. Phil. / Ph.D. degree.
They must appear for AURCET-2010
(b). Candidates qualified in UGC/CSIR-NET / ICMR (with fellowship) or
possessing M.Phil. / M. L. or LLM / M. E. / M. Tech. / M. Pharmacy / M. S /
M.D degree are exempted from AURCET-2010.
2. PART-TIME M. PHIL / Ph. D:
(a). In-Service candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions can apply for
part-time. Admission into part-time programmes will be made in the specified
order of priority (Please see page – 5 – VI-2) with service seniority in
each category.
(b). M. Phil. degree holders will be given priority in each category.
(c). In-Service candidates seeking admission into part-time programmes are
exempted from AURCET-2010
3. Extramural:
¾ For admission into Ph.D. programme under Extramural category, the research
institution where the candidate is working should have been recognized by A.U.
and there should be an internal guide (Principal guide) recognised by A.U. from
the same institution. Admission under Extramural category will be given for the
following candidates.
¾ (a) Scientists with P.G. or equivalent degree working in research institutions
recognized by Andhra University having at least two years of experience.
(b) Research scholars with P.G. or equivalent degree having fellowship attached
to institutions recognized by Andhra University.
¾ Research Institutions /organizations recognized by Andhra University are given in
Annexure-III.
4. Inter-Disciplinary Research (IDR):
¾ Candidates who wish to carry out research work relating to more than one discipline
can be considered for registration for Ph.D. under ‘Interdisciplinary’ category. Such
candidates should submit a ‘Statement of Purpose’ along with the admission
application form. The statement may contain the objective, definition of the problem,
proposed methodology and justification. The Statement of Purpose should also
contain information on the disciplines involved and the post graduate degree

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possessed by the candidate. The same will be discussed in the Departmental
Research Committee meetings of the concerned academic departments, for its
scope and viability from scientific and logistic points of view, in which the major part
of the research work needs to be carried out. The candidate will be registered in the
discipline in which he/she has secured the qualifying degree.
¾ Candidates who are admitted under this category will have the Principal guide from
the department in which the candidate is registered and the co-guide(s) from the
other disciplines involved. The Pre-Ph.D degree examination needs to be taken in
the department where the candidate registers.
¾ Candidates once admitted under this category under full-time or part-time will not be
permitted to transfer their registration from one department to the other.
V. ENTRANCE TEST:
A. General:
1. Common Entrance test (AURCET-2010) for admission into Full time M. Phil & Ph.D
programmes in various Science and Arts and some Engineering faculties will be
conducted by the Directorate of Admissions in VISAKHAPATNAM only.
2. The test codes, the names of the departments and different M.Phil / Ph.D
programmes offered along with the eligibility criteria are given in Annexure – I of the
AURCET Information Brochure.
3. The Common entrance test (AURCET-2010) for each subject / department consists
of two papers with multiple choice objective type questions.
4. Paper-I shall be of 45 minutes duration with 50 multiple choice questions for 50
marks. Paper-I is common for all Science and Engineering Subjects / Departments
as the case may be. Similarly Paper-I is common for all Arts Subjects / Departments
for 50 marks with 45 minutes duration. Paper-I of Science stream is different from
Paper-I of Arts stream.
5. Paper-II shall be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice questions for 100
marks in the concerned subject for which the syllabus is given in Annexure-II. Paper-
II will be different for each department.
6. Based on the number of seats available and the number of applications received, the
University reserves the right to conduct or not to conduct the test.
7. Based on the eligibility criteria and the research interest of the candidate, he/she has
to choose only one test for admission into that particular department. In case if a
candidate wants to seek admission in more than one department (subject) he/she
has to submit separate application and has to appear for separate tests in Paper-I
and Paper-II depending on the case.
8. Those who obtain a minimum of 40% in Paper-I and Paper-II put together (35% in
case of SC & ST candidates) only will be eligible for presentation of Statement of
Research Interest (SRI) or interview. Those who do not obtain the above mentioned
cutoff mark will not be considered for admission.
B) Departments offering M.Phil./Ph.D. (Full time) Programmes through
entrance test in:
a. A U College of Science & Technology & A.U. College of Engineering:
(1) Applied Mathematics & Engineering Mathematics, (2) Biochemistry,
(3) Biotechnology, (4) Botany, (5) Environmental Sciences, (6) Geography, (7)
Geology, (8) Geophysics, (9) Human Genetics, (10) Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry
& Engineering Chemistry, (11) Marine Living Resources, (12) Mathematics,
(13) Meteorology & Physical Oceanography, (14) Microbiology, (15) Nuclear Physics,

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(16) Organic Chemistry & Chemistry of Foods, Drugs, and Water Analysis, (17)
Physics & Engineering Physics, (18) Physical & Nuclear Chemistry and Chemical
Oceanography, (19) Statistics, (20) Systems Design, (21) Zoology, (22) Food,
Nutrition and Dietetics (23) Geo Engineering.
b. A.U.College of Arts & Commerce:
(31) Anthropology, (32) Commerce (33) Management (34) Economics (35) Education
(36) Adult & Continuing Education (37) English (38) Hindi, (39) History (40)
Archeology (41) MHRM (42) MJMC (NT) (43) MLISc (44) Linguistics (45) Music (46)
Philosophy (NT) (47) Politics (48) Public Administration (49) Psychology (50) Sanskrit
(51) Social Work (52) Sociology (53) Telugu (54) Physical Education (98) Human
Rights and Duties (Offered at Law College).
VI. ADMISSION INFORMATION:
1. Counseling for admissions into all departments of Andhra University Campus
Colleges, its P.G. Centers/Campuses offering research programmes and recognized
research centers in affiliated colleges shall be made at the office of DOA, AU.
2. Admission Procedure

Programme Admission Criteria


M. Phil.(FT) 1. Eligible candidates seeking admission must submit a Statement of
& Ph. D (FT) Research Interest (SRI) in about 500 words on the topic of research
with Entrance along with the application.
Test
2. Candidates must appear for the relevant Entrance Test. Subsequently
qualified candidates have to make a oral presentation on the Statement
of Research Interest (SRI) submitted earlier and appear for an interview
in the respective departments.
3. Department wise merit list of qualified candidates will be prepared
considering marks obtained in Paper-I (reduced to 20), Paper-II (reduced
to 40), marks in PG course (reduced to 20), presentation of SRI (10) and
interview (10).
Ph.D (FT) 1. Eligible candidates seeking admission must submit a Statement of
without Research Interest (SRI) in about 500 words in the respective field of
Entrance research along with the application.
Test - (Page
3-IV/1-b) 2. Candidates need not appear for the Entrance Test conducted by the
DOA. However they must make a oral presentation on Statement of
Research Interest (SRI) submitted earlier and appear for an interview in
the concerned department.
3. Considering the marks obtained in the qualifying degree (for 80 marks),
Statement of Research Interest (SRI) (for 10marks), and interview (for
10 marks), department wise merit list will be prepared.
M. Phil. Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions can apply for part-time.
Part-Time Admission into part-time category will be made in the following order of
priority with service seniority in each cadre. Note: Candidates falling
short of the required service by 31-03-2010 shall not be considered and
hence need not apply.
a Teachers working in Departments of Andhra University and it’s P.G.

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b Teachers/ Librarians/ Asst. Librarians/Physical Education Teachers
working in Postgraduate Colleges/ Professional Colleges recognized
by the University having completed a minimum service of 2 years.
c Teachers working in Degree Colleges having completed at least 3
years service.
d Teachers working in Polytechnic Colleges having completed at least 4
years of service.
e Teachers working in Junior Colleges with at least 4 years of service
f Non-teaching employees of the Andhra University and A.U.P.G.
Centers having completed at least 5 years of service.
g Executives/Administrators with a total service of 10 years in Govt.
/Quasi Govt./ Legal / Public sector organizations / Public Limited /
Private Limited Companies with a turnover as specified by the
University from time to time, out of which at least two years of this
service should be with requisite qualification.
Ph.D, Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions can apply for part-time.
Admission into part-time category will be made in the following order of
Part-Time priority with service seniority in each cadre. Note: Candidates falling
short of the required service by 31-03-2010 shall not be considered and
hence need not apply.
A. The following order of priority and service seniority will be followed for
admission. M.Phil. or equivalent degree holders will be given priority
in each category.
1. (a). Teachers working in the University or the A.U.P G Centers having
completed a minimum service of one year.
(b). Teachers working in Post-graduate and Professional colleges
having completed a minimum service of two years.
2. (a). Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree
colleges having completed a minimum service of three years.
(b). Teachers working in polytechnic colleges having completed at
least four years of service.
(c). Teachers working in Junior Colleges having completed at least
four years of service.
3. Non-Teaching Employees of the Andhra University and A.U.
P.G.Centers having completed at least five years of service.
4. Technical Employees working in research institutions attached to
Andhra University having completed a minimum of 2 years of
service.
5. Executives / Administrators having completed at least 10 years of
service, out of which at least two years is with requisite
qualifications, in Govt./Quasi Govt./Legal/Public sector
organizations/Public Ltd./Private Limited companies with a turnover
as specified by the University from time to time.
6. Senior Government Executives may be considered for admission by

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the Vice-Chancellor during any time of the year.
B. Registration of regular teachers working in Andhra University
constituent colleges and its P.G. Centers may be done in any part of
the year. However, part time admissions from recognized institutions
can be done only against advertisement.

3. Candidates should submit the following original certificates in support of the


Qualification and reservation claimed in the application at the time of
admission.
a. Post Graduate Degree / Provisional Certificate.
b. Marks statements of Qualifying Examination.
c. Transfer and Conduct Certificate from the institution where the candidate last
studied (candidates who have studied in A.U. should also submit T.C. and
C.C. at the time of admission).
d. Migration Certificate for candidates from other than A.U.
e. Date of Birth Certificate (SSC/Matriculation or equivalent Certificate).
f. Study Certificates for the last seven years or Residence Certificate for
preceding seven years of the qualifying examination, which ever is applicable
(For Full Time candidates only).
g. Integrated Community Certificate issued by the competent authority in case of
BC/SC/ST/EPP candidates.
h. Recent Income certificate issued by M.R.O. (Income Certificate issued within
one year is valid)
i. 4 attested recent passport size Photos.
j. The candidates opting for admission under PH quota should produce relevant
certificate, in addition to the above.
k. Physical fitness certificate.
l. One set of Photostat copies of all the above certificates.
m. Service certificate and No objection certificate from the employer (for part-
time programmes only).
VII. RESERVATION OF SEATS:
The number of seats reserved under different categories shall be calculated on the total
seats available in respective units as given below as per the A.P. Govt.norms.
(i) A.U. College of Science & Technology, Visakhapatnam; and recognized research
centres in related disciplines in A.U. affiliated colleges.
(ii) A.U. College of Arts & Commerce, Visakhapatnam; A.U. M.S. Naicker P.G.
Centre Kakinada; and recognized research centers in related disciplines in A.U.
affiliated colleges.
(iii) A.U. College of Engineering and recognized research centers in related
disciplines in A.U. affiliated colleges.
(iv) A.U. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and recognized research centers in
related disciplines in A.U. affiliated colleges.

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(v) A.U. College of Law.
(vi) The available number of seats and their course wise distribution following the rule
of reservation will be placed in the A.U. Website at the time of admissions.
Candidates are advised to obtain information from the website
www.andhrauniversity.info/doa for details.
VIII. FEE STRUCTURE (Tentative)
Fee to be paid by each candidate for 1st year at the time of Registration for research
Programmes.
M. Phil Ph. D
Faculty FT PT FT PT
Science 6000 10000 6000 12000
Arts 6000 10000 6000 12000
Law - -- 6000 12000
Engineering - -- 15000 20000
Pharmacy - -- 15000 20000

In addition, an amount of Rs.1000/- has to be paid by each candidate towards


Counseling and Admission.

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Annexure-I
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION INTO M.Phil. / Ph.D. (FT / PT)
PROGRAMMES
A. Science & Engineering Programmes:
Name of the Department /
Code No. Eligibility Criteria
Affiliated College
Applied Mathematics
M.Sc. Applied Mathematics,
01. Engineering Mathematics
M.Sc. Mathematics
Gayatri Vidya Parishad, VSP.
Biochemistry
02. M.Sc. Biochemistry
V.S.Lakshmi College, KKD.
03. Biotechnology M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Botany-50%seats/
M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology/
04. Botany M.Sc. Horticulture-20%seats, Others M.Sc.
Biotechnology/ M.Sc. Bio- Chemistry /
M.Sc. Microbiology -30%seats
Environmental Sciences / Environmental
Studies (50% seats) Post Graduate of other
05. Environmental Sciences Science/Engineering/Agricultural
Sciences/Medical Sciences and Equivalent
(50% seats)
06. Geography M.A./M.Sc. Geography.
M.Sc. Geology / M.Sc. Marine Geology /
07. Geology
M.Sc. Tech Applied Geology.
M.Sc.(Tech.) Geophysics,
08. Geophysics M.Sc. Geophysics /
M.Sc. Hydrology/M.Sc. Marine Geophysics
M.Sc. Human Genetics / Molecular Genetics
of total seats-66%) and M.Sc.Biotechnology,
09. Human Genetics
Microbiology,
Bio-Chemistry (1/3 of total seats-33%).
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry,
Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry
M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry,
ST.Therisa (A) College for M.Sc. Bio-Inorganic Chemistry,
10. Women, Eluru M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry
Engineering Chemistry
M.Sc. Applied Chemistry /
Govt. Arts College, Rajahmundry, M.Sc. Chemistry
M.V.R. Degree College, VSP.
M.Sc. Marine Biology,
M.Sc. Capture and Culture Fisheries ,
M.Sc. Coastal Aquaculture and Marine
11. Marine Living Resources Biotechnology, M.Sc. Marine Biology and
Fisheries, M.Sc. Zoology, M.Sc. Aquaculture,
M.Sc. Fisheries, M.Sc. Microbiology, M.Sc.
Biotechnology, M.Sc. Biochemistry.
M.A./M.Sc. Mathematics,
12 Mathematics
M.Sc. Applied Mathematics.
Meteorology & Physical M.Sc. Meteorology / M.Sc. Physical
13
Oceanography Oceanography / M.Tech. Atom. Science
Microbiology
14 M.Sc. Botany, M.Sc. Microbiology.
Dr. L.B. College, VSP.
15 Nuclear Physics M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Nuclear Physics.

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Organic Chemistry &
16 Chemistry of Foods, Drugs, M.Sc. Organic Chemistry.
and Water Analysis
M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Material Science, M.Sc.
Physics Space Physics, Nuclear Physics, Electronics,
17 Nano Science.
Gayatri Vidya Parishad, VSP. M.Sc. Electronics
Engineering Physics M.Sc. Physics
Physical & Nuclear Chemistry and
18 M.Sc. Chemistry
Chemical Oceanography.
19 Statistics M.Sc. Statistics
M.Sc. / Tech. VLSI / M.Sc. Tech. DSP & ESD,
20 Systems Design M.Sc. Electronics,
M.Sc. Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation.
M.Sc. Zoology, M.Sc. Fisheries Sciences,
21 Zoology M.Sc. Industrial Fisheries and M.Sc.
Aquaculture.
M.Sc. Home Science with Specialization in
22 Food, Nutrition & Dietetics
Food Science and Nutrition.

23 Geo Engineering M.Sc. in any branch of Earth Sciences.

Note:

Test code Nos. 10, 16 & 18 will have a common entrance test and candidates appearing for the
test will be considered only to these departments to which they have applied.

B. Arts Programmes:

Test Code Name of the Department Eligibility Criteria


M.A. /M.Sc. Anthropology / M.Sc. Human Genetics /
31. Anthropology
M.Sc. Home Science.
Commerce M. Com. / any other equivalent PG Degree
A.U. Campus, VSP recognized by A.U.
CRR College, Eluru -- DO --
32. MRPG College,
-- DO --
Vizianagaram
D.N.R. College,
-- DO --
Bhimavaram
M.B.A / any other equivalent PG Degree recognized
Management Studies,
by A.U.
A.U.M.S. Naicker PG
-- DO --
Center, Kakinada
HSS in AUCE -- DO --
33 CRR College, Eluru -- DO --
MRPG College,
-- DO --
Vizianagaram
GVP College,
-- DO --
Visakhapatnam
AQJ College, VSP. -- DO --
M.A. Economics / M.A./M.Sc. Quant. Economics /
Economics
34. M.A. Applied Economics.
D.N.R. College, BVRM M.A. Economics

35. Education M.A. Education / M.Ed./ M.Ed. Spl. Education.

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M.R.College of Education,
M.A. Education / M.Ed.
VZM
Adult & Continuing
36 M.A. Adult Education.
Education
English M.A. English.
Engineering English in M.A. English.
37. HSS,AUCE
A.U.M.S. Naicker PG
M.A. English.
Center, Kakinada
38. Hindi M.A. Hindi.
39. History M.A. History.
40. Archaeology M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology.
Human Resource
41. MHRM
Management
Journalism & Mass
42. M.J.M.C.
Communication
Library and Information
43. M.L.I.Sc.
Science
M.A. Linguistics or M.A. English / Telugu / Sanskrit
44. Linguistics
with diploma in Linguistics.
M.A. Music / Dance / Performing Arts / Fine Arts
45. Music
Any PG with Praveen in Music.
Philosophy & Religious
46. M.A. Philosophy / M.A. Religious studies.
Studies
Politics M.A. Politics
A.U.M.S. Naicker PG
M.A. Politics
47. Center, Kakinada
CRR College, Eluru M.A. Politics
Public Administration M.A. Public Administration
A.U.M.S. Naicker PG
Public Administration
48. Center, Kakinada
Sri.Y.N.College, Narsapur M.A. Public Administration
Psychology & Para-
49. M.A. Psychology / P.G. Degree in Medicine.
Psychology
M.A. Sanskrit or Equivalent Exam from Sanskrit
50. Sanskrit
University.
Social Work M.A. Social Work
51.
D.N.R.College, BVRM M.A. Social Work
52. Sociology M.A. Sociology
Telugu M.A. Telugu.
53.
D.N.R.College, BVRM M.A. Telugu.
54. Physical Education M.P.Ed
C. Engineering Programmes :

Test Code Name of the Department Eligibility Criteria


M.E./M.Tech. Chemical Engineering/Bio-Technology
71. Chemical Engineering. With B.E/B.Tech. Chemical Engineering / Bio-
Technology
72. Civil Engineering. M.E/M.Tech. Civil Engineering
Computer Science & M.E./M.Tech. (Computer Science) / M.E./M.Tech.
73.
Systems Engineering. (IT) Or Its Equalent
M.E./M.Tech. Electrical Engineering With
74. Electrical Engineering.
B.E./B.Tech. Electrical Engineering
Electronics & M.E./M.Tech. (Any Specialization Of ECE) with
75. Communication B.E/B.Tech. (ECE)
Engineering.
76. Geo-Engineering M.Tech.Remote Sensing / Geo-Engineering /M.Tech.

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Civil Engineering / M.Tech Computers Engineering /
M.Sc. Computers / MCA / M.Planning.
M.E./M.Tech. Instrumentation/ECE/Electronic
77. Instrument Technology
Instrumentation
M.E/M.Tech. Marine Engg./Naval
78. Marine Engineering. Architecture/Mechanical Engineering/Production
Engineering./Civil Engineering
B.E./B.Tech Mechanical/Production Or Equivalent
Degree Recognized By A.U. And M.E./M.Tech. In
Any Specialization Related To Mechanical
79. Mechanical Engineering. Engineering.
For Research In Industrial Engineering Area
M.E./M.Tech In Industrial Engineering Area With
B.E./B.Tech In Any Branch Of Engineering.
M.E./M.Tech. Metallurgy/Production
80. Metallurgy Engineering/M.E./M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
With Production Technology Specialization
D. Pharmaceutical Science Programmes:

Test Code Name of the Department Eligibility Criteria


91. Pharmaceutical Technology
Sri Vishnu College of M.Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology
Pharmacy, BVRM.
92. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Sri Vishnu College of M.Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacy, BVRM.
Pharmaceutical Analysis & M.Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical analysis & Quality
93.
Quality Assurance Assurance
Pharmaceutical
94. M.Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Pharmacology
95. Sri Vishnu College of M.Pharmacy, Pharmacology
Pharmacy, BVRM.
Pharmacognosy &
96. M.Pharmacy Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
Phytochemistry
E. Law Programmes:

Test Code Name of the Department Eligibility Criteria


97. Department of Law M.L. / LL.M.
98. Human Rights & Duties M.A. HRD / Social Action

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Annexure-II
TEST PATTERN
A. General:
1. Common Entrance test (AURCET-2010) for admission into Full time M. Phil & Ph.D
programmes in various Science and Arts and some Engineering faculties will be
conducted by the Directorate of Admissions in VISAKHAPATNAM only.
2. The test codes, the names of the departments different from M.Phil / Ph.D
programmes are offered along with the eligibility criteria are given in Annexure – I of
the AURCET Information Brochure.
3. The Common entrance test (AURCET-2010) for each subject / department consists
of two papers with multiple choice objective type questions.
4. Paper-I shall be of 45 minutes duration with 50 multiple choice questions for 50
marks. Paper-I is common for all Science and Engineering Subjects / Departments.
Similarly Paper-I is common for all Arts Subjects / Departments for 50 marks with 45
minutes duration. Paper-I of Science stream is different from Paper-I of Arts stream.
5. Paper-II shall be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice questions for 100
marks in the concerned subject for which the syllabus is given below. Paper-II will be
different for each department.
6. Based on the number of seats available and the number of applications received, the
University reserves the right to conduct or not to conduct the test.
7. Based on the eligibility criteria and the research interest of the candidate, he/she has
to choose only one test for admission into that particular department. In case if a
candidate wants to seek admission in more than one department (subject) he/she
has to submit separate application and has to appear for separate tests in Paper-I
and Paper-II depends on the
8. Those who obtain a minimum of 40% in Paper-I and Paper-II put together (35% in
case of SC & ST candidates) only will be eligible for presentation of Statement of
Research Interest (SRI) or interview. Those who do not obtain the above mentioned
cutoff mark will not be considered for admission.
B) Departments offering M.Phil./Ph.D.(Full time) Programmes through entrance test in:
a. A U College of Science & Technology:
(1)Applied Mathematics & Engineering Mathematics, (2) Biochemistry, (3)
Biotechnology, (4) Botany, (5) Environmental Science, (6) Geography, (7) Geology,
(8) Geophysics, (9) Human Genetics, (10) Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry,
Engineering chemistry, (11) Marine Living Resources, (12) Mathematics,
(13) Meteorology & Physical Oceanography, (14) Microbiology, (15) Nuclear Physics,
(16) Organic & food, Drugs, and Water Chemistry, (17) Physics & Engineering
Physics, (18) Physical, Nuclear & Chemical Oceanography, (19) Statistics, (20)
Systems Design, (21) Zoology, (22) Food, Nutrition and Deities (23) Geo Engineering
b. A.U.College of Arts & Commerce:
(31) Anthropology, (32) Commerce (33) Management (34) Economics (35) Education
(36) Adult & Continuing Education (37) English (38) Hindi, (39) History (40)
Archeology (41) MHRM (42) MJMC (NT) (43) MLISc (44) Linguistics (45) Music (46)
Philosophy (NT) (47) Politics (48) Public Administration (49) Psychology (50) Sanskrit
(51) Social Work (52) Sociology (53) Telugu (54) Physical Education (98) Human
Rights and Duties (Offered at Law College).

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CHECK LIST

1. Duly filled in Application form Original and Duplicate & HT.


2. Copy of the Provisional certificate of the Qualifying examination /
copy of Hall Ticket of the qualifying examination 2010.
3. Copy of date of birth certificate
4. Copy of Integrated community certificate in case of reserved
candidate.
5. Study / residence certificate in support of claim for Local category.
6. Residence and study proof in case of claim under other States.

SCHEDULE OF AURCET-2010

Last date for receipt of filled-in Applications without fine :26-04-2010

Last Date for receipt of filled-in Applications with fine (Rs.1000/-) :30-04-2010

Commencement of Admissions (Part Time) :08-05-2010